Here are 14 famous musicians from Japan were born in 1929:
Miyoshi Umeki (May 8, 1929 Otaru-August 28, 2007 Licking) otherwise known as Umeki, Miyoshi was a Japanese singer and actor.
Her albums include Miyoshi. Genres: Traditional pop music.
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Chikao Ōtsuka (July 5, 1929 Setagaya-January 15, 2015) also known as Shou Ohtsuka, Norio Ôtsuka, Chikao Otsuka, Ohtsuka Chikao, Chikao Ôtsuka, Chikao Ōtsuka, Ōtsuka Chikao or Chikao Ohtsuka was a Japanese voice actor and actor. He had one child, Akio Ōtsuka.
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Gorō Naya (November 17, 1929 Hakodate-March 5, 2013 Chiba) also known as Gorou Naya, Gorô Naya or Naya Gorô was a Japanese actor, theatre director and voice actor.
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Teizo Matsumura (January 15, 1929 Kyoto-August 6, 2007 Minato) also known as Matsumura Teizo was a Japanese composer and poet.
Genres he performed include Film score.
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Toshiro Mayuzumi (February 20, 1929 Yokohama-April 10, 1997 Kawasaki) also known as Toshirô Mayuzumi or Mayuzumi Toshiro was a Japanese film score composer, composer and actor. He had one child, Rintaro Mayuzumi.
His discography includes: Mandala Symphony / Bugaku / Symphonic Mood / Rumba Rhapsody, The Warped Ones, Works of Toshiro Mayuzumi, Williams: Sinfonietta for Wind Ensemble / Penderecki: Pittsburgh Overture / Mayuzumi: Music with Sculpture, String Quartets, The Bible and Kuroi Taiyo / Kyonetsu no Kisetsu. Genres he performed: Film score, Chamber music, Electronic art music, Ballet, Opera, 20th-century classical music and Ballet.
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Tōru Ōhira (September 24, 1929 Ōta, Tokyo-) a.k.a. Toru Ohira, Tooru Oohira, Ōhira Tōru or Tôru Ôhira is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator.
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Kōhei Miyauchi (August 4, 1929 Kagoshima Prefecture-June 2, 1995 Itabashi) also known as Kohei Miyauchi, Takayuki Miyauchi, Miyauchi Takayuki, Miyauchi Kōhei, Miyauchi, Kouhei or Miyauchi, Kouhei (Kame Sennin) was a Japanese voice actor and actor.
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Kazue Takahashi (March 20, 1929 Otawara-March 23, 1999 Bunkyō) also known as Kazue Oizumi, Tomoki Takahashi or Ōizumi Kazue was a Japanese voice actor.
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Joji Yuasa (August 12, 1929 Koriyama-) also known as Yuasa, Joji or Yuasa Jōji is a Japanese composer.
His albums: and Obscure Tape Music of Japan, Volume 4: Music for Theatrical Drama.
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Shoichi Ozawa (April 6, 1929 Tokyo-December 10, 2012 Tokyo) also known as Shôichi Ozawa, 小澤 昭一, おざわ しょういち, 小沢 昭一, Ozawa Shôichi or 小沢変哲 was a Japanese actor, radio personality, singer and film producer.
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Tadashi Nakamura (December 24, 1929 Aichi Prefecture-) also known as Nakamura, Tadashi or 中村正 is a Japanese voice actor and film editor.
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Kiyoshi Kawakubo (November 18, 1929 Yokohama-) is a Japanese actor and voice actor.
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Toshiko Akiyoshi (December 12, 1929 Liaoyang-) a.k.a. Akiyoshi Toshiko, あきよし としこ, 龝吉 敏子 or Toshiko Mariano is a Japanese composer, bandleader, jazz pianist and pianist. Her child is called Monday Michiru.
Her albums include Remembering Bud: Cleopatra's Dream, Interlude, Desert Lady-Fantasy, Maybeck Recital Hall Series, Volume Thirty-Six, New York Sketch Book, Four Seasons, Miwaku No Jazz, Lullabies for You, Toshiko at Top of the Gate and Toshiko Akiyoshi in Japan. Genres she performed include Hard bop, Bebop and Jazz.
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Akio Yashiro (September 10, 1929 Tokyo-April 9, 1976 Yokohama) was a Japanese composer.
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